Why Is Channing Tatum “The Sexiest Man Alive?”

People magazine recently named Magic Mike star Channing Tatum “The Sexiest Man Alive.” Tatum joins the ranks of Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and George Clooney, all of whom were awarded the title in previous years. So what is it that makes all of these guys so darn sexy? Evolutionary psychologists would argue that their faces and physiques indicate good genetic fitness and, therefore, would make them the ideal candidates for a one-night stand, but not necessarily a long-term relationship. Let me explain.
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Why Do Romantic Partners Tend To Look Alike?

Contrary to the old saying “opposite attract,” you have probably noticed that romantic couples have a tendency to look more alike than they do different. But why is this the case? Is it because people have a tendency to select partners who look like them, or is it because couple members actually grow physically similar to one another over time? Surprisingly, psychologists have found support for both of these explanations.
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